Sodavani, Sōḍavaṇī, Soḍavaṇī: 2 definitions


Sodavani means something in Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sōḍavaṇī (सोडवणी).—n (sōḍaṇēṃ & pāṇī) A term for that water (in a plantation or garden) which proceeds along in courses or channels: as disting. from water sprinkled over by the śēlaṇēṃ, water poured from a pitcher &c.

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sōḍavaṇī (सोडवणी).—f sōḍavaṇūka f (Verbal nouns from sōḍa- viṇēṃ) Causing to loosen or let go. 2 Delivering, deliverance, liberation, extrication, disengagement; release generally. 3 Any means of deliverance or release; anything which liberates or lets go. Ex. mājhā bhāū hī malā sō0 āhē mhaṇūna cāra ghaṭakā visāvā ghyāvayāsa sāmpaḍatō; jivālā sō0 mhaṇūna kōṇhī trātā asāvā nāhīṃ tara nirantara yamayātanā bhōgāvī lāgēla. See further exemplification under the second sense of sōḍavaṇa.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

sōḍavaṇī (सोडवणी).—n Channel-water in a garden. f Same as sōḍavaṇūka.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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